Researchers in Germany have provided an initial evaluation into the microbial quality of plant-based “meat.”

The microbiological status of 10 raw plant-based ground meat products was assessed. Items produced by different companies made from soy, pea, oats, or wheat were obtained in 2021 from Kiel, northern Germany stores.

Total bacterial

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Clostridium perfringens and Salmonella were the agents responsible for the most foodborne outbreaks in Singapore from 2018 to 2021, according to a study.

A total of 171 outbreaks involving 7,538 cases were investigated from January 2018 to December 2021. The number of outbreaks ranged from 12 in 2020 to 59 in 2019.

For the

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Scientists have given details about different Staphylococcus aureus, Bacillus cereus, norovirus, and Cryptosporidium outbreaks in various countries.

Presentations at the European Scientific Conference on Applied Infectious Disease Epidemiology (ESCAIDE) covered outbreaks in Turkey, Kazakhstan, and Portugal.

In January 2023, after dinner at a factory in Turkey with 165 evening shift

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According to numerous press reports, several 911 calls were made around late Saturday afternoon alerting first responders to illnesses occurring at Kumo Japanese Steakhouse in Stony Brook, NY.

A Suffolk County spokesperson said a total of 28 people reported getting sick. Twelve of them were rushed to Stony Brook University

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Researchers have looked into the main sources and factors behind Bacillus cereus outbreaks over a 10-year period in China.

Scientists said findings can help guide and allocate public resources to prevent Bacillus cereus foodborne cases.

Data from 2010 to 2020 came from the National Foodborne Disease Outbreak Surveillance System.

A total

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Sun Global Imports & Exports Corp. is recalling “Red Chilli Powder – Extra Hot” because of Bacillus cereus concerns.

According to the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA), the recalled product was sold in Ontario, Canada.

Recalled product:

BrandProductSizeUPCCodes
NoneRed Chilli Powder – Extra Hot25
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